"MACORIN aims to be a leading regional institute conducting research, offering international graduate programs and transferring technology with academic excellence to marine and coastal resources management based on practical experience and knowledge as well as sustainable resource utilization."


            MACORIN will perform the following missions as guided by PSU policy:

             - Collaborate with researchers and experts from most of the faculties in PSU, private sectors and communities to unify and integrate the research themes or research questions regarding the Songkhla Lake Basin (SLB) or Songkhla Lagoon Basin that will be conducted by PSU researchers and graduate students.

             - Develop MS. and Ph.D. International Programs in marine and coastal resource management.

             - Establish a Songkhla Lake Basin Research Management Center to be the academic center for conducting research and participating in outreach activities.